Miscellaneous items, 1824-1849, 1887, 1901.


Miscellaneous items, 1824-1849, 1887, 1901.

Miscellaneous items relevant to Adams including a pardon, dated Washington, Nov. 3, 1828, granted to two Indian followers of Red Bird who had been convicted at Prairie du Chien, Wis., of murdering Registre Gagnier, signed by President Adams, and Henry Clay, Secretary of State; an 1824 letter signed by Adams making an appointment of an additional judge in the Michigan Territory; copies of two letters between Adams and James H. Hackett on the tragedy of Hamlet, 1839; and photocopies of four letters: the most significant written by Adams, 1831, on Masons and anti-Masons in New York politics, and the others written by Charles F. Adams, 1849, Henry Adams, 1887, and John Hay, 1901.

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Adams, Henry, 1838-1918

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Henry Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, was educated at Harvard and served as secretary to his father, Charles Francis Adams, when he was Minister to England. He rejected a political career to teach history at Harvard and edit The North American review, 1870-1877, then returned to Washington. He wrote prolifically on many subjects and is best known for his Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres (1904) and The education of Henry Adams (1907). From the description of Henry Adam...

Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1767-1848; U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts 1859-61, U.S. Minister to England, 1861-68; U.S. Arbitrator at the Geneva Tribunal ("Alabama" claims), 1871-72. From the guide to the Charles Francis Adams letters, 1844-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Hackett, James Henry, 1800-1871

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Early American character actor. From the description of Letters : New York and Philadelphia to George Peabody, 1863 Feb, 3, 10, 23. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39472713 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001109.0x0003ac American actor, comedian. From the description of Letter: Adelphi Hotel, [England?], to [Sheridan?] Muspratt, 1851 Mar. 5. (Abraham ...